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Number  Name Description (tasks and duties) Unit Groups 


Glass Formers, Cutters, Grinders and FinishersWorkers in this unit group blow, mould, press and roll shapes from molten glass and cut, grind and polish glass. Their functions include: shaping molten glass by means of a blowpipe, press-moulding or blow-machine moulding, hand moulding, heating and bending; operating machines to draw flat glass, draw glass tubes and rods and roll plate glass; operating a machine to level and polish plate glass; operating float-glass bath; heating, moulding and pressing optical glass to make lens blanks; grinding and bevelling edges of glass; cutting sheet glass with hand tool and sawing prisms and other shapes to form optical glass blocks; performing related tasks.


Potters and Related Clay and Abrasive FormersWorkers in this unit group make pottery, porcelain ware, bricks, tiles and abrasive wheels. Their functions include: making articles of pottery and porcelain completely; making clay or plaster-of -Paris models of pottery and porcelain ware for use in preparing moulds; making plaster-of Paris moulds; forming ware on potter's wheels with hands, or using interior or exterior moulding shapes and shaping tools; forming ware by casting semi-liquid clay in plaster-of -Paris moulds; forming bricks and tiles of special shapes by hand; making ware by pressing plastic clay into moulds by hand; operating screw-press or hydraulic press to make products from clay dust; operating a machine which extrudes moist clay for further processing; forming abrasive wheels by moulding or pressing abrasive mixture; performing related tasks.


Glass and Ceramics KilnmenWorkers in this unit group operate furnaces and kilns in the manufacture of glass and ceramics products. Their functions include: operating a glass-making furnace; operating a glass-annealing furnace to prevent or remove internal stresses; operating a tempering furnace to toughen glass; operating kiln to bake pottery and porcelain ware or to bake ware again to fix glazing and decoration; operating kiln to bake bricks and tiles; performing related tasks.


Glass Engravers and EtchersWorkers in this unit group engrave and etch designs on glass articles. Their functions include: engraving monograms and ornamental designs on glassware with grinding wheel; etching decorative designs, calibration markings and other figures on glass articles; cutting designs on glass articles with sand-blasting equipment; performing related tasks.


Glass and Ceramics Painters and DecoratorsWorkers in this unit group decorate glass and ceramic articles. Their functions include: painting designs with a brush on glass, pottery, porcelain ware and tiles; transferring designs onto pottery and porcelain ware by using stencils, transfers, rubber stamps and other means; spray-painting pottery, porcelain ware and tiles, and spraying liquid glaze on large pieces; covering biscuit ware with glaze solution by dipping; coating mirror glass with silvering solutions; performing related tasks.


Glass Formers, Potters and Related Workers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform tasks in glass forming and ceramics making, baking, decorating and finishing not classified elsewhere. Their functions include: mixing ingredients for glass making; preparing clay by milling and mixing machines; making clay slip; making glaze; mixing abrasives; operating a machine to extrude molten glass into fibreglass filaments; performing other tasks in making and finishing glass and ceramics products.
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